Police statistics have revealed Baldivis and Port Kennedy are two of the State’s worst hoon suburbs.
Plans to confiscate a driver’s vehicle for a second hooning offence in a school or suburb has been welcomed by a Baldivis resident, who claims it is only a matter of time before someone is hurt on the suburb’s roads.
Last week, Premier Colin Barnett said the policy announcement meant hoon drivers would lose their vehicles for a second hoon offence, rather than a third offence.
Adam Rando said Baldivis streets were often used as a race track by hoons and Nairn Drive, close to his family home, was littered with burnouts.
The father-of-two said it was only a matter of time before there was a serious incident in Baldivis with dire consequences.
“I do a lot of walking and running and take the kids out in the afternoon, it’s scary to think someone’s going to lose control while you’re out and about and someone’s going to get hurt,” he said.
“I have no problem with the likes of those with hotted-up vehicles and displaying it.
“I have family with beautiful cars who like to get them out and about, but there’s a time and a place.”
Warnbro Liberal candidate Joel Marks said feedback he received from the electorate was that people were sick and tired of hoon activity on their local streets.Warnbro MLA Paul Papalia said there did not need to be new laws, instead more police offers.
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